RE: What’s The Latest?
The thread about the Bitcoin and crypto news sites got me thinking and I thought I’d post this for anyone who has any interesting new Bitcoin related news stories they’d like to post.
Here’s one on the latest progress with the Lightning Network
BITCOIN LIGHTNING NETWORK CAPACITY QUADRUPLES SINCE NOVEMBER
“Last month alone saw the network top 4,000 nodes and then explode in capacity to over $2 million value of bitcoin. Though the value of bitcoin has since fallen, in terms of BTC the capacity has nevertheless continued to rise. According to data from p2sh.info, it had reached 460 BTC at press time.
The number of open channels has also continued to rise, breaking 16,500, while nodes have increased to 4300+.”
Tim May has passed away…
Timothy C. May, cypherpunk legend and author of the “Crypto Anarchist Manifesto,” has passed away at the age 67.
His passing was announced Saturday by Lucky Green, also a self-described cypherpunk, on Facebook, saying that his “dear friend” May had passed away earlier this week at his home in Corralitos, California
BTC is over $3400 and climbing as I type…